First published in Sweden in 1976, Children's Island increased the popularity and critical acclaim of its author, P. C. Jersild. The novel, which has sold more than 400,000 copies in Sweden alone, has been translated into French, German, Dutch, and Czechoslovakian. A film was made out of it. The University of Nebraska Press is the first to make available in English a book in some ways reminiscent of J. D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye . Children's Island is told from the point of view of a ten-year-old boy, Reine ...

Children's Island 1986, University of Nebraska Press

ISBN-13: 9780803275676

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Children's Island 1986, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803225695